We’re having a different Christmas experience this year and that means my wardrobe makes are relaxed and chilled. What I mean is we’ll be travelling and being casual so there are no formal occasions to dress for. Enter Style Arc Avery tunic top using two light weight knits. Minerva sells multi size Style Arc patterns … Continue reading Relaxing into Christmas
Earlier this year I met Camille of Camimade patterns. 'Camimade is an independent sewing pattern company, designing minimalist and timeless sewing patterns, on the lookout for a more contemporary sewing.' Clairesews had organised a fabric shopping day at Goldhawk Road while I was visiting London and that's where I met Camille. Thank you Claire for … Continue reading Camimade patterns
Once I make a pattern work, I'll use is a few times more. In this case I made New Look 6351 a couple more times after the initial denim jacket. This jacket worked well. This African wax print was my next jacket. I love the colours and the print is on a black background so … Continue reading A couple more
New Look 6351 was the key pattern I planned to use for this month’s post using Minerva fabrics and notions.
The late Paco Peralta’s designs were flattering and he was a great supporter of the sewing community so this month I bring you my version of Vogue 1593 using this denim. Last year Sew Much Talent’s facebook group held a sewalong lead by Alethia and I bought the pattern at the time. I love fitted … Continue reading Paco Peralta dress
Hattie by Style Arc patterns is very urban hence my choosing this dress for my September make for Minerva Crafts. Give me a wraparound style dress any day. I love them as they give me the illusion of a waist. Lovely crepe I chose this lovely crepe and I decided to break out and use … Continue reading A turning point
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